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Science Snaps: solving the mystery of an oddly-shaped tumour

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists have developed an entirely new way to look at tumours. And it’s helped them solve the mystery of how some pancreatic tumours develop.

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Science Snaps: seeing the effects of proteins we know nothing about

This entry is part 26 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Anh Hoang Le, a PhD student at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow, studies two proteins that we know curiously little about: CYRI-A and CYRI-B.

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Science Snaps: revealing a potential new marker for aggressive prostate cancer

This entry is part 25 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Our scientists have uncovered a new marker that’s found on treatment-resistant prostate cancer cells.

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Science Snaps: spotting lung cancers’ ‘crime hotspots’

This entry is part 24 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists are turning to crime-mapping tech as a new way to look at cancer.

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Science Snaps: digging for clues on how bowel cancer starts

This entry is part 23 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.

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Science Snaps: how nappy technology is helping us see cancer more clearly

This entry is part 22 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Find out how Professor Ed Boyden at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his team have adapted the technology found in babies’ nappies to take sharper images of cancer cells.

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Science Snaps: a fly on the wall of cancer research

This entry is part 21 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about what fruit flies have to teach us about how to fight cancer.

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Science Snaps: mapping cellular ‘stars’, one molecule at a time

This entry is part 20 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

How do you study cell division, without cells?

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Science Snaps: fixing a cellular ‘antenna’

This entry is part 19 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about how cells can ignore messages that would otherwise control them.

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Science Snaps: understanding where breast cancer stems from

This entry is part 18 of 27 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.

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